1800-Olympics: Achievement in Sport
"It is necessary and advantageous to regard and cultivate the
Olympic Games as a great celebration of the whole of mankind, because in this way it
promotes mankind." - Pierre de Coubertin.
The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi are Open
Twelve new events make their debut at the Sochi Games: freeskiing halfpipe (men and women),
womens ski jumping, biathlon mixed relay, luge team relay, figure skating mixed team
event, snowboard parallel special slalom (men and women), and slopestyle skiing and
snowboarding (men and women).
That's some programme.
Continental Associations, History of the Olympics, The
Online database devoted to the history of the summer, winter and ancient Olympic games.
This site brings you a selection of the Great Olympians of track and field athletics.
The official site of the International Olympic Committee, in Lausanne.
The Olympic Museum, in Lausanne, has created a collection of unique objects which recount
the story of the Olympic Movement and the Olympic Games.
There are currently 202 National
Olympic Committees in the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), within the five continental
Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa,
1069 rue Charles de Gaulle, Yaounde, Cameroon.
Pan American Sports Organisation,
Serapio Rendon 45, Col. San Rafael, Mexico City, Mexico.
Olympic Council of Asia,
P.O. Box 6706, Hawalli, Kuwait.
European Olympic Committees,
Via della Pallacanestro 19, Rome, Italy.
Oceania National Olympic Committees,
GPO Box 798, Suva, Fiji.
Aquatics, Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Canoe, Cycling, Equestrian, Fencing, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Modern Pentathlon, Rowing, Rugby, Sailing, Shooting, Softball, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling.
Biathlon, Bobsleigh, Curling, Ice Hockey, Luge, Skating, Skiing.
2022 Winter Olympic Games
Six cities have entered the bidding for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games:
Almaty (Kazakhstan), Beijing (China), Krakow (Poland), Lviv (Ukraine), Oslo (Norway), and
Summer Sports - Winter Sports.
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